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Conscientious Objector: Pacifism, Politics and Abusing the Player in Doom 3

  • Dan Pinchbeck
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5309)

Abstract

This paper describes Conscientious Objector, a research mod built using the idTech4 engine and assets from the commercial game Doom 3. It was designed to explore the potential for non-lethal force in FPS gaming, and player response to a radically different avatar-NPC relationship.

Keywords

Game first-person shooter Doom 3 development-led modding pacifism non-player character 

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Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dan Pinchbeck
    • 1
  1. 1.ThechineseroomUniversity of PortsmouthPortsmouthUK

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